Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Another “Command” Performance

On Tuesday November 9th, PLEA reported on an incident where 400 precinct commander James Gallagher intentionally violated the MOU by telling an officer they couldn’t work out on their lunch break as specifically allowed for and enumerated in the contract.

Unarmed and Dangerous, research on police interaction with “unarmed” suspects

Many major cities and police departments across America have experienced heightened concern with regard to shootings of unarmed suspects.  The reality is that shootings of this nature are extremely rare, and when examined closely, aren’t always as they seem. 

The …

PLEA Continues Partnership with Omega Psi Phi

PLEA has committed to join with the Omega Psi Phi fraternity to work towards furthering better communication and understanding between police and the communities we serve. 

A partnership known as Cops and Que’s was recently formed where Omega men and …

The 2018 Phoenix Police Cadet-Explorer Olympics

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, the Phoenix Police Cadets hosted the 2018 Phoenix Police Cadet-Explorer Olympics at the Phoenix Regional Police Academy, located at 1001 South 15th Avenue.

Events included:

1.5 Mile Run Pushups Situps Wall

We will post results …

PD Commander Intentionally Violates the Contract

On Tuesday October 9th, 2018, a member contacted PLEA to advise that he had been told by his precinct commander he could not work out on his lunch hour as enumerated in Section 6-5 subsection E. of the MOU.  This …

Citizen Victim Sounds the Alarm on Lack of Police Staffing

On Friday, October 5th, 2018, PLEA received an open letter to the residents of Phoenix from a crime victim.  The author of this message approached PLEA last week to speak with us in person to explain what happened and express …

Once Again, PLEA Addresses The City Council Regarding Staffing

As you have seen in our numerous web and Facebook posts, PLEA has been sounding the alarm regarding the Phoenix Police Department’s staffing levels for years.

On December 6, 2016, PLEA held a press conference to address the staffing issue …

PLEA Continues to Support Superhero September

In 2015 PLEA, through PLEA Charities, made a financial donation of $500 to assist with an event which was born out of Phoenix Police Detective Sean Reavie’s vision to empower the young victims who come to Childhelp to be interviewed …